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Oct. 29-30, 2024 at Grand Hyatt DFW – More Information Coming Soon
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Oct. 29-30, 2024 at Grand Hyatt DFW – More Information Coming Soon

Intel for executives driving the future of highway retail.

Fast. Fly in for executive briefings and networking and get back to business fast.

Forward. Get up to speed on breaking trends shaping highway businesses’ future.

Focus. Zoom in on trends’ implications for highway fuel retailers and create new insights with the industry power players we specifically invited to fill the room.

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Macro Trends Analysis: Automation, Artificial Intelligence, and the Implications for Labor

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Macro Trends Analysis: Supply Chain Shifts and the Implications for Long-Haul Trucking

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Alternative Fuel and Clean Energy Policy: Threats and Opportunities for State Engagement

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Working Session: Trucking, OEMs, EV-as-a-Service, and AV are Building “Fueling” Stations: New Partners and Competitors

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Capital Solutions for Strategic Growth: Navigating the Current Capital Markets Landscape

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The Petroleum Market Outlook Now and into the Future

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Connecting People, Fueling Opportunities

The Travel Center Industry

The truckstop and travel center industry has emerged as a thriving sector that attracts entrepreneurs and investors from all walks of life. From technological innovations to changing consumer needs, many factors make this industry a progressive avenue for many business interests.


Billion in Revenue


Travel Centers


NATSO Members


Trusted Vendors

Fast Forward Focus is Made Possible by the NATSO Foundation

What the NATSO Foundation Provides



Under the Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship Program, the foundation provides scholarships to deserving travel center employees and their dependents.

How Truckstops Help People

We provide online training tools designed to help teach truckstop and travel center industry members how to respond to requests for help.


We provide the information and educational analysis that truckstops and travel centers need to understand and act on the trends most relevant to the industry.


We invest in research and develop data-driven insights, using our expertise and thought leadership to go beyond surface-level understanding to uncover unique industry insights.

Safety for Roadside Service Technicians

The NATSO Foundation’s multi-pronged safety initiative provides educational resources and partnerships designed to help keep roadside service technicians safe.

Fast Forward Focus

Our annual fall meeting, Fast Forward Focus, brings together some of the most prominent thought leaders in the industry to discuss trends and behaviors relevant to our industry.